“The companies are in talks about an acquisition, or, more likely, a partnership, TechCrunch reported May 6, citing several unidentified sources,” Hoffmann reports. “In November, speculation of a deal between the two surfaced after Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak said the company had bought Nuance. He later said he’d made a mistake.”
Hoffmann reports, “Nuance’s software could become part of the operating system that runs Apple’s devices such as the iPhone, TechCrunch said. Apple, which also makes the iPad, bought mobile-application developer Siri Inc. a year ago, gaining technology that lets users search the Web by talking to their phones. Siri has used Nuance’s speech recognition software for more than a year.”
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